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Salmon was the father of Boaz, 
whose mother was Rahab. - Matthew 1:5 (CEB)

Whenever I feel that I’m not educated enough, experienced enough, or generally not worthy or good enough, I think about the verse quoted above.
The beginning of the book of Matthew contains the lineage of Jesus: “Salmon was the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab.” Only four women are...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for the story of Rahab and for always considering us good enough. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 1:1-6, 16-17

Thought for the Day

Because of God’s love, I am worthy and good enough.

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